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    folding bike for flying and touring?

    S&S fitted mountain bike?
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    Super cheap(I mean spit poor) camping france

    "Camping a la ferme)" (Farmyard camping, look for an often handwritten sign in the country) or "Camping Municipale" in or near towns are often the cheapest.. oh and stay clear of the main cities and...
  3. Sounds like a good excuse to go "n+1", a...

    Sounds like a good excuse to go "n+1", a bombproof touring bike and a weight-weeny road bike :D
  4. Weight differences in handlebars/stems/shifters Steel VS Carbon VS Aluminium

    If the weight saved is worth the investment, go for it. Personally it wouldn't be for me. It's the combined weight of bike, rider and gear that has to be moved, and I feel there are other areas than...
  5. Thread: I need a shoe hack

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    I need a shoe hack

    If it's just a one day ride, let your feet get wet and htfu...
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    Stupid question: bike logos

    I ordered my off-the-peg Bob Jackson frame without the decals, except the head badge. No problem, no questions asked... I appreciate that.
  7. Thread: Soap

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    Yepp, shampoo for everything except brushing teeth

    Yepp, shampoo for everything except brushing teeth
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    gradual building vs. block building

    Listen to your body, eat, drink and sleep well and ride as far and fast - or short and slow - as you feel like that day...

    I find stretching helps both before (sometimes) and after (always) helps...
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    Yes, but only "the one" pint as you mentioned ;)

    Yes, but only "the one" pint as you mentioned ;)
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    Seeking short European tour recommendations

    Here's a link to the French bike network: http://en.francevelotourisme.com/

    The Loire Valley or Mont-Saint Michel to Paris for example are great.

    In France regional train travel with a loaded...
  11. Why do people advise checking tire pressure daily?

    In my experience when tubes get old they start losing more air...
  12. I called a driver a bad name. Can I be forgiven?

    Sticks and stones...
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    Losing weight on tour

    It'll be interesting to see how long it takes me get back to my pre tour weight. I have a fairly physical job, commute 15 miles each way, lift weights at the gym a couple of times a week and am a...
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    Hey Machka... I thought about you as I rode up...

    Hey Machka... I thought about you as I rode up the Atlantic coast velo route in France, as you've mentioned it... beautiful... 'though I only saw one other CGOAB... time of year...
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    Losing weight on tour

    Hi, I got home yesterday after three months in portugal, spain and france... checked my weight on bathroom scales, down from 152 lbs to 138... got some serious munching to do! ;D
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    Big Apple rim ETRTO?

    Hi, I,m in Spain on tour. Met a guy a couple of days ago and ridden together.

    He's got a Cross Check built up by a shop in Malaga who seem not to have been on the top of their game. He's a newb...
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    What is your day job?

    Apprentice rock star
  18. pedaling efficiency of clipless vs platform tested

    I'm not convinced that mashing is so bad for knees. The leg motion is more akin to running (a naturally evolved movement), and the pressure/impact is much less than running, neh?

    I alternate...
  19. Converting old steel road bike to a touring bike

    If your rim brakes are set up right, and have good pads, they should be just fine.
  20. pedaling efficiency of clipless vs platform tested

    Toe clips and straps work fine for me. Even loose enough to pull my foot out quickly, climbing is helped by pulling up.
    I like having just one pair of (running) shoes on tour.

    It really does...
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    For The Win!!

    For The Win!!
  22. taking the lane on a big right-bending curve with cars at 40-45 mph

    Use the shoulder. Have you got a rear mirror? Keep your ears open. Be prepared to bail out to the right.
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    Eating while touring.

    I'm probably somewhere at the lower end of food budgets. My menu is simple but fuels me well:
    Breakfast: Oats, apple juice, banana, coffee
    Day: PB and jam sandwiches, banana, trail mix
    Evening:...
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    Touring the SE? stealth camp?

    $5 a day... I'm guessing porridge oats and beans 'n rice... That's what I do, but I even buy bananas, PB sandwiches and trail mix which would be hard under $5...

    Dumpster diving? Fishing?...
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    Tips for a short bicycle tour in Spain

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